The city is making great strides, but 20 years of violence can't be erased in a day.
Can a small farming town's remarkable protest against corrupt officials spread across China?
Republicans are freaked out about what a libertarian isolationist in the White House would do to American power -- but not all Democrats are.
After two foreign-policy debates, we still have no idea what most Republican presidential candidates would do about the actual issues facing America abroad.
We know plenty about what Rick Perry, the GOP's newest presidential front-runner, thinks of America. But what about the rest of the world?
Anders Behring Breivik, Norway's mass murderer, was a fan of my writing. Here's what I found within his perverse 1,518-page manuscript.
Why are shark attacks on the rise? Because the balance of power between man and shark lies firmly -- too firmly -- with man.
Anders Behring Breivik is not alone. In fact, Europe has many more dangerous extremists than anyone thinks.
Europe's financial crisis is a Titanic moment, threatening to bring down not only the EU's major economies, but its political raison d'être. Is it too late to save the ship?
Migrants send billions of dollars home each year; they also save a lot, too. Instead of stuffing cash under the mattress, the developing world's diaspora could do a lot more good if they invested in their homeland.
The Obama administration's legal rationale for bombing Libya suggests that while George W. Bush may be gone, the imperial presidency isn't.
A look at nine places defining life on the margins for the new century, from Chongqing to California.
As the world watches the tsunami in Japan and the uprising in Libya, another part of the world is on the brink of disaster. Is anyone paying attention?
Why does the United States allow more foreign cattle to immigrate than it does people?
What Marco Rubio and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen don't get about the new generation of Cuban-Americans.
Kicked out of France and unwanted in the countries to which they are forced to return, the Roma are a part of a new Europe that everyone would rather ignore.
Why is Congress slapping fees on the most productive sectors of the U.S. economy?